Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..26 Food..7 Museums..2 Staten Island..8
Art..9 Fun and Miscellaneous..18 Nature..3 Subways & Railroad..2
Bronx..8 Harlem..8 New York State..1 Times Square..7
Brooklyn..12 Historic Houses..2 Political History..1 Upper East Side..6
Children..1 Historical Accounts..8 Queens..11 Upper West Side..8
Downtown/Financial Dist...11 Landmarks..10 Religious..2 Vintage Photos..6
East Village..9 Lower East Side..12 Soho..6 West Village..8
Event Listings..6 Manhattan..31

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1. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
2. Brooklyn-Queens Greenway Guide    A list of walks in the Greenways of Brooklyn and Queens
3. Christo's Gates: Diagram and Self-Guided Walking Tour    
4. Church of the Incarnation    Click on "Tour the Building" for a self-guided walking tour of this magnificent 19th century Murray Hill church.
5. Columbus-Amsterdam BID Website    Neighborhood History and Walking Tours are included on website.
6. Downtown Alliance    
7. Eldridge Street Synagogue    Includes Architectural Tour
8. Five Points    An excellent description of Five Points.
9. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
10. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
11. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP    Business Improvement District in Grand Central Neighborhood for whom I conduct a neighborhood tour every Friday.
12. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP MIDTOWN TOUR    Tour of Neighborhood of Grand Central Terminal sponsored by Grand Central Partnership.
13. Grand Concourse -- The Champs Elysées of the Bronx    
14. Green-Wood Cemetery Official Website    The website of my favorite New York area Garden Cemetery - and the prototype for Central Park.
15. Harlem: A Walk Aboout Sugar Hill    Site seems odd. Just place the cursor on the arrows and the information will start scrolling.
16. Jewish Heritage Walking Tour of the Lower East Side on the Web by Joyce Mendelsohn    Four Self-Guided Walking Tours by the noted Lower East Side historian, Joyce Mendelsohn
17. Long Island City Home Page    Listings of Long Island City related links
18. Lower East Side Conservancy    
19. Lower Manhattan Walking Tour: National Geographic    SoHo, NoLIta, Lower East Side Interactive Map
20. MAPPING THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PAST [MANHATTAN]    This Columbia University project has created a very informative site, mapping the locations and discussing the histories of numerous historic sites in African American history.
21. Museum of Chinese in the Americas    Celebrates the history, heritage, culture, and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the US.
22. New Amsterdam Trail: Free Map and Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour with Russell Shorto    Excellent walking tour map and/or audio tour of Old Dutch New Amsterdam
23. New York City Walk    New Yorker, Caleb Smith's photographic walks through Manhattan. "Chock Full of Nuts" graphics and often captivating photographs.
24. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
25. New York Dynamic: New York History / Baseball History    The website of Tour Guide and Lecturer, Peter Laskowich, who LOVES baseball. For baseball aficionados, please visit this site.
26. New York Like a Native    Energetic, eclectic tours of Brooklyn and beyond, from a veteran guide.
27. New York Like a Native with Tour Leader Norman Oder    Energetic, eclectic tours of Brooklyn and beyond
28. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
29. NoshNews: A Food Journal focusing on ethnic foods available in all five boroughs.    Excellent food journal that focus on ethnic neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
30. NoshWalks: Culinary Walking Tours with Myra Alperson    Excellent food tours that focus on ethnic neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
31. NYU: Architecture in NY/Self-guided Walking Tours    
32. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
33. Place Matters    Places of social and cultural importance in New York City. Not your usual landmarks. Click on "Tours" or "Featured Place of the Week."
34. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
35. Republican Walking Tour of Manhattan    A New York Magazine Walk prepared for the National Republican Convention 2004
36. Safari 7    A self-guided tour of urban animal life along New York City's No. 7 subway line.
37. Self-Guided Tour of Jackson Heights    
38. Shorewalkers    
39. Skyscraper Museum    Includes Downtown New York Webwalk
40. Skyscraper Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan    Four nIce "download-able" descriptions and self-guided walking tours of some of the world's great skyscrapers.
41. Slavic Alphabet City: A Walking Tour    
42. St. George Civic Association    Very good site with Ferry Information, nice photographs of sites, and restaurants. Click on "St. George Historic District" for a very nice walking tour.
43. Take a Walk, New York!    A component of the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygienes "Listen to Your Heart" Campaign
44. Tudor City History    A delightful site in the making. The note card images of Tudor City are wonderful!
45. Victorian Homes in Elmira, New York (Chemung County, in the Finger Lakes)    Very nice website about Elmira, New York's Victorian Home Historic District
46. Walking Tour of Flushing Meadows/Corona Park    
47. Walking Tours of Manhattan: Self-Guided    An interesting array of self-guided Manhattan walks with Google Maps and photographs and sometimes explanatory text.
48. Watson Adventures    Specializes in social and cultural "Scavanger Hunt" tours

Frequently I am asked for a list of my favorite New York web-sites.

Presented here are varied sites, broken up into categories ranging from exceptionally informative to somewhat esoteric (perhaps even eccentric).

Choose a category that interests you and enjoy!
- Justin
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